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DELIGHTED TO ANNOUNCE THE FINAL TOTAL… AND IT’S A GOOD ONE!

DELIGHTED TO ANNOUNCE THE FINAL TOTAL… AND IT’S A GOOD ONE!

Thank you soooo much to everyone who sponsored, donated and supported us throughout this challenge. Our aim was to raise £10,000... but with your support we smashed that, raising a total of just over £14,700 for our nominated charities! The donations have now been dispersed as follows: £7,000 - The…
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Last call for donations

Last call for donations

The whole Long Way Back team would like to thank everyone for their continued support, not only in the lead up to, and during the actual challenges, but it seems even after we passed the finish line too. Donations are still coming in which is just amazing. However we do…
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THEY’RE HOME!

THEY’RE HOME!

A fantastic welcome home awaited The Long Way Back team, alonside the The Naomi Fund bike riders, completing the 150 mile bike ride back home from London. The crowd gathered on St Peters Hill this afternoon and along with family, friends, and the Mayor, all the riders were greeted with…
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Day 9 – Stage 2 final

Day 9 – Stage 2 final

The final stage has started... they have left Peterborough and are on their way home as we speak. Please keep your donations coming in on the final leg of this mammoth challenge, and we'll see you at the Guildhall on St Peter's Hill this afternoon approx 2pm - 2.30pm.
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Day 8 – Stage 2 first day done

Day 8 – Stage 2 first day done

They've made it. Just over 90 miles done today and the whole group has just arrived in Peterborough safe and sound, if a little weary. Final push tomorrow for the big return home to Grantham. Come and cheer the team home on their arrival and completion of The Long Way…
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Day 7 – Stage 2 update

Day 7 – Stage 2 update

The weather during the challenge this week is literally a tale of two seasons, going from baking dry sun the past few days, to today where it's been throwing it down along with the odd rumble of thunder too, to warm and dry again. The guys are really starting to…
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Day 7 – Stage 2 start

Day 7 – Stage 2 start

Early this morning the guys set off from GOSH in central London on the first leg of the journey back to Grantham, joining up with the Naomi Fund bike ride.
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Day 6 update

Day 6 update

Evening everyone. Off the water now and a rest/recovery day in prep for phase 2 which starts tomorrow. At 5pm this evening we met up with the Naomi Fund team at Great Ormand Street Hospital (GOSH) in central London for a quick photo op and final preparations for the 6am…
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Day 5 finish…

Day 5 finish…

"They've only gone and bloody done it!" Approx 7.35pm this evening the guys made land at the Greenland Dock in Londons dockland area, with all the associated aches and pains but a real sense of achievement. What an amazing day for everyone involved, we couldn't be prouder. Thank you everyone…
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Day 5 update

Day 5 update

The mighty landmark of Tower Bridge, just to give you all a sense of scale against the guys in their kayaks. It's quite daunting.
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